Development of XUV lasers at the RAL central laser facility

M.H. Key, W.J. Blyth, A.E. Dangor, P. Dhez, A. Djoui, L. Dwivedi, M. Holden, P.B. Holden, P. Jaegle, Ciaran Lewis, A.G. McPhee, A. Modena, M. Nakai, D. Neely, P.A. Norreys, A.A. Offenberger, G.J. Pert, J.A. Ploues, S.G. Preston, S.A. RamsdenS.J. Rose, B. Russ, C.G. Smith, A. Sureau, G.J. Tallents, F. Walsh, J.S. Wark, Y.L. You, J. Zhang

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Abstract

Recent progress in the development of XUV lasers by research teams using high-power and ultrashort-pulse Nd:glass and KrF laser facilities at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is reviewed. Injector-amplifier operation and prepulse enhanced output of the Ge XXIII collisional laser driven by a kilojoule glass laser, enhanced gain in CVI recombination with picosecond CPA drive pulses from a glass laser, and optical field ionization and XUV harmonic generation with a KrF CPA laser are described.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)201-208
Number of pages8
JournalOptical and Quantum Electronics
Volume28
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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